Jobbing Archive: July, 2009

Just the minimum

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The federal minimum wage goes from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour next Friday on July 24. What does it mean? It means someone working an eight-hour... Read more

Latino joblessness

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Only 11 states have a large enough Hispanic population to enable statisticians and economists to judge how the recession is affecting unemployment... Read more

An obnoxious lesson

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Please cut me a break! Who do these clowns think they are? Executives think the recession is a good lesson for their kids, according to a survey... Read more

Advice from a college pro

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College career centers are getting an uptick in business -- from laid off alumni looking for work. It's no wonder, because a lot of these college... Read more

Wary about the economy

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Whatever the economists are saying, workers still remain wary about the job market, according to a survey by Glassdoor.com, an online workplace... Read more

A word on resumes

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Words count when it comes to resumes, say Jim Bright and Joanne Earl, authors of Amazing Resumes, a book recently released by Jist Publishing... Read more

95 percent innocent: Ethics on the edge

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Don't you wonder sometimes how these people who cheat their employers think? Isn't it obvious when something is unethical? Well, maybe it's... Read more

Jolt in May, 2.5 million job openings

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Here's the latest disturbing statistic about unemployment, courtesy of yesterday's report from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Economic... Read more